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22-year-old Charlotte Man Dead After Being Hit Head-on in Car by Speeding Truck

Updated: Tuesday, July 8 2014, 09:20 PM CDT
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CHARLOTTE, Tenn. -- A 22-year-old man is dead after another man hits him in his car head-on with his truck in Charlotte.

The 8 p.m. accident in Dickson County occurred at Hwy. 49 at Antioch Road. The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded and identify 22-year-old Jacob Akers as the victim who died.

The driver of the other car, 34-year-old Johnny Dye, of Charlotte, went to the hospital with unknown injuries. After hitting Akers' car, Dye hit a tree.

THP's preliminary report says the car driven by Dye was speeding and crossed over the center line. The investigation is ongoing.


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